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Connections: The Future of Testing in New York


New York state's testing opt-out numbers swelled to 20 percent this year. What does that mean going forward? We'll talk to East Rochester Superintendent Mark Linton, whose district saw scores go up... but participation go way down. We'll also talk with the Democrat & Chronicle's Justin Murphy, who has covered this issue exhaustively, and Emmy Thevanesan, a board member for Greece schools and a teacher in Spencerport.